23 02, 2021

Urban Forestry Opportunities at Southern University Include Virtual Learning, Scholarships, and Degrees at the Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral Levels

By |2021-02-28T20:42:10-05:00February 23rd, 2021|Categories: Innovative Projects and Programs, Research, Scholarships, Southern University, Technology, Urban Forestry Degree Programs, Urban Forestry Students, Youth|Tags: , , |0 Comments

NASA project team at Southern University Urban Forestry & Natural Resources Department at a wetland soil sampling day in 2019. Left to right: Simbrey Majors, who received a Master degree in Dec 2020; Zhu Ning – Institutional Principle Investigator (PI); Victor Rivera – LSU Co-PI; Chris [...]

31 08, 2020

Washington Square Park Eco Projects & Co-founder Georgia Silvera Seamans

By |2021-02-27T23:06:32-05:00August 31st, 2020|Categories: Arboriculture, Citizen Science, Grants, Innovative Projects and Programs, Nonprofits, NYC, Urban Forest Ecology, Youth|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Georgia Silvera Seamans (center) with the interactive Washington Square Park Eco Projects Mobile Exhibit. Photo Courtesy Street Lab Georgia Silvera Seamans is the co-founding director of Washington Square Park Eco Projects in New York City. She is an urban forester, independent researcher, and writer. Georgia has [...]

21 08, 2020

Lauryn’s Watering in Watertown: A Key Role in a Late Summer Bur Oak Transplanting

By |2021-02-27T23:06:33-05:00August 21st, 2020|Categories: Essays and Reflections, Tree Planting, Youth|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

photos courtesy Mike DeMarco Coming out of the end of my sophomore year at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, I was hoping for an internship for the summer, or at least a job. Unfortunately, both of the internships I had lined up fell through due [...]

20 08, 2020

HWS Junior Lauryn Tabolt’s Summer with Watertown’s Trees ?

By |2021-02-27T23:06:52-05:00August 20th, 2020|Categories: Internships/Seasonal Jobs, Member Profiles, Youth|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Meet Lauryn Tabolt, a Hobart & William Smith junior who worked in the Watertown Planning Department this summer on tree care with Planning & Community Development Director Mike Lumbis and Planner (and Council Board Member) Mike DeMarco, who wrote this about Lauryn's vital work during a hot, [...]

4 05, 2020

Virtual, Free NYS 4-H Forestry Course for Ages 10+ Starts May 9

By |2021-02-27T23:07:25-05:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: Cornell Cooperative Extension, Youth|Tags: |0 Comments

The 2020 New York State 4-H Forestry Weekend has been reborn as a virtual learning experience! There will be five Saturday evening Zoom events that will include videos from various Cooperative Extension/4-H systems or related companies, as well as some made by our very own 4-Hers. Youth [...]

6 02, 2020

Liverpool NY 2nd Annual Arbor Day Celebration

By |2020-02-06T09:54:13-05:00February 6th, 2020|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree Planting, Youth|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

As part of the Village of Liverpool’s 2019 Arbor Day celebration, elementary students wrote and performed skits about trees. Thank you to the Village of Liverpool and Deputy Mayor Christina Fadden (Fitch) for forwarding this terrific account and photos of their 2019 celebration, funded by [...]

28 01, 2020

Partnerships, Fruit Trees, and Land Restoration in the Peruvian Amazon, with James Kaechele

By |2020-01-30T09:42:08-05:00January 28th, 2020|Categories: Forest Restoration, Innovative Projects and Programs, Nonprofits, Organizational News, Tree Planting, Youth|Tags: , , |1 Comment

In his capacity as Arborist for the Fruit Tree Planting Foundation, James Kaechele demonstrated how to properly plant a limón sutil tree (Citrus aurantifolia) to a community in the Peruvian Amazon. All Photos Courtesy James Kaechele & Fruit Tree Planting Foundation What skills does an [...]

10 12, 2019

Green Teens Club Produces Phenomenal Tree ID Guide

By |2019-12-10T15:02:20-05:00December 10th, 2019|Categories: Arboriculture, Innovative Projects and Programs, Youth|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Council received an email from Tyler of Green Teens Club, a national club creating online green resources and doing acts of service in communities. “We are made up of high school student volunteers, but parents and siblings often join in to help out on our projects,” [...]

21 07, 2019

ReLeaf 2019 in Pictures: Part II

By |2019-07-23T16:59:08-04:00July 21st, 2019|Categories: Nonprofits, ReLeaf Conference, Youth|Tags: , |0 Comments

Young people shone extra bright at the 2019 ReLeaf Conference, injecting energy and enthusiasm into the gathering. After Onondaga Earth Corps (OEC) Director Greg Michel presented about the OEC mission and programming, OEC youth spoke about their experiences. Pictured here, Onondaga Earth Corps Crew Leader Tajuddin [...]

20 07, 2019

ReLeaf 2019 in Pictures: Part I

By |2019-08-02T09:19:49-04:00July 20th, 2019|Categories: Nonprofits, Organizational News, ReLeaf Conference, Youth|Tags: , |0 Comments

Thank you, NYSDEC staff and Region 3 ReLeaf volunteers, for your hard work putting together a superb ReLeaf Conference. Recent SUNY ESF grads Amandy Cruty (left) and Nafisa Tabassum are working as urban forestry technicians this summer with Syracuse City Arborist Steve Harris. They attended ReLeaf [...]

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